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ECBC Now Accepting Applications for 2009 Minority Undergraduate Summer Internship Program

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Edgewood Chemical Biological Center (ECBC), the premier national resource for chemical and biological defense, is currently accepting applications for a new summer internship program established in response to a recent decline in the number of ...

LI-COR Updates Product and Application Guide for Summer 2008

LINCOLN, Neb., Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- LI-COR Biosciences announces an updated Infrared Fluorescent Products Guide offering accessories and reagent products including infrared-labeled secondary antibodies, protein labeling kits, Western blotting kits, In-Cell Western(TM) assay kits, Western bl...

Pittsburgh Region Middle School Students Participate in Hands-on Tissue Engineering Summer Camp

PITTSBURGH, July 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Have you ever wondered why a starfish can completely grow a new arm, but humans cannot? Or, how about the fact that a salamander can regenerate a severed leg, but human beings have to rely on man-made, prosthetic limbs? Many of us have asked the same question...

Better Nutrition Launches 2008 Summer Nutrition Tour

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Better Nutrition ( http://www.betternutrition.com ), the country's most widely read in-store consumer health magazine, today announces the launch of its 2008 Summer Nutrition Tour. Throughout May, June, and July, the magazine will offer health food sto...

DEMOletter's Summer Reading List

As Fathers Day and commencement ceremonies give way to summer heat, long weekends and beach vacations, we turn our attention to that pile of books on the nightstand and imagine that we'll have just enough time before Labor Day to catch up on our reading. Recently, I had occasion to ask a number ...

The Attack of the Clones: No, its not a summer movie

Madison, Wis. - It would be misleading to suggest that scientists at UW-Madison or anywhere else in Wisconsin are cloning human embryos. They arent. In fact, no scientist in the state has even announced plans to do so. It would also be disingenuous to suggest the process for cloning a human...

Stem cell debate in Washington grows hotter as summer recess nears

Madison, Wis. - Before Congress takes its traditional August break, the Senate may help decide the future of federal support for human embryonic stem cell research. Let's hope a scientifically sound and ethical resolution is reached - and that states such as Wisconsin follow the lead. Just a...

End of summer unearths new tech discoveries

You can always tell when a DEMO conference is just a few weeks away because I begin to sort and organize and otherwise occupy my time with activities other than writing program notes and working on opening remarks. I like to think that my ideas are percolating during this flurry of activity, bu...

The DEMO Summer Reading List

If there was every any doubt, let me assure you that DEMOletter blog readers are readers . Before the July 4th break, I offered up this space to any reader who had a perspective, opinion, or wild-eyed idea. Exactly one reader former DEMO associate producer Jim Forbes responded. And it seems ev...

Wrapping up the Summer

We have arrived at the last week of August, those seven days in which we attempt to pack all that wed hoped to do in the previous three months. For me, this week also signals the calm before the storm. Next Tuesday, Ill be heading to San Diego for DEMOmobile 2004. (Its a great lineup, so if you...

deCODE genetics Announces Webcast of Conference Call to Discuss Second Quarter 2009 Financial Results

...its conference call to discuss these results and recent operating highlights on Tuesday, August 11, at 8am Eastern Daylight Time/ 12pm GMT/1pm British summer Time. The webcast can be accessed through the Investors page of deCODE's website, http://www.decode.com , or through http://www.earnings.com ...

Shire plc: Core Portfolio of Products Delivers 20% Sales Growth

... has made good progress in the quarter. We are pleased with the performance of VYVANSE as it has retained market share during the historically quieter summer vacation season in contrast to other branded ADHD treatments that have lost market share. We are anticipating the benefits of the back to school seaso...

ERT Reports Second Quarter 2009 Results

...specially Thorough QT trials. However, despite what is historically a slow summer period, we are seeing higher levels of new business development activity. ...20 and $0.28. Guidance reflects the seasonal slowdown we experience due to summer vacations which typically reduces study activity during our third quarter, ...

InterMune to Release Second Quarter Financial Results on August 6

...520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche) expected to enter Phase 2b in the summer of 2009 and a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please ...

FluMist(R) Begins Shipping for 2009-2010 Influenza Season

...ow fall within influenza vaccination recommendations. "MedImmune is committed to delivering our seasonal nasal spray influenza vaccine in the summer months in order to increase opportunities for vaccination," said Alex Zukiwski, MD, MedImmune's Executive Vice President, Clinical Research & Chie...

FDA Grants First Authorization of a Commercial 2009 H1N1 Flu Test for use During Pandemic Flu Emergency to Quest Diagnostics' Focus Diagnostics Business

...a, reveal that not only has this pandemic virus not faded away, it is behaving differently than the seasonal flu, which is typically absent during the summer months in the Northern Hemisphere," Dr. Lieberman continued. "When you also factor in the rapid global spread of the virus, particularly the increasin...

First Catalog Cancer Biochip for Sequence Capture Now Available from febit

...er research and include key research study results in the next generation of febit's cancer biochips. A 2Mb exon cancer biochip will be available this summer and a 30Mb biochip is planned already for release in 2010. Multiplex NGS studies based on sequence capture can be supplemented by other molec...

Stanford researchers find a quicker, cheaper way to sort isotopes

... Whether it's the summer grass that tickles your feet or the red Bordeaux smacking on your palette, nearly every part of the world around you carries special chemical markers....

Amylin Pharmaceuticals to Present at Piper Jaffray Europe Conference

...ticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: AMLN ) will be presenting at the Piper Jaffray Europe Conference in London on Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. British summer Time/ 5:30 a.m. ET. Daniel M. Bradbury, president and chief executive officer of Amylin Pharmaceuticals, will provide a corporate overview. The l...

Biologist discovers pink-winged moth in Chiricahua Mountains

...ght. Another theory is that it could be a stray from another mountain range in the region. He said there are a number of species that fly early in the summer and are rare in collections and not often seen in most years. "We can now add L. leeae to this group of large, but quite elusive, species," he sa...

Elsevier and NextBio Sign Partnership to Enrich ScienceDirect Content, Accelerating Life Sciences, Health Sciences and Chemistry Research

...ntal data, and news articles, on one single platform. The new enhancement will become available on ScienceDirect and accessible to subscribed users in summer 2009. "ScienceDirect plays a crucial role in researchers' workflow." explained Rafael Sidi, Vice President, Product Management, ScienceDirect. ...

Optimer Pharmaceuticals to Present at June 2009 Investor Conferences

.... Eastern Time at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City. Piper Jaffray Europe Conference on Tuesday, June 23, 2009 at 3:00 p.m. British summer Time (8:00 a.m. Eastern Time) at the AN d AZ Hotel in London. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090413/LA97352LOGO...

Biotech Shows Glimmer of an Upward Trend

...has not yet panned out with pharma companies preferring to acquire each other. However, we may now see an upswing in M&A activity heading into the summer months, since the Johnson & Johnson acquisition of Cougar may prompt pharma, who have been generally sitting on the sidelines, to 'pull the trigge...

Campaign to Increase the Awareness and Understanding of Lou Gehrig's Disease Reaches 22 U.S. States

...ish its goal, the campaign brings together three undoubtedly American activities on July 4th, 2009 -- an Independence Day celebration, the traditional summer barbecue (BBQ), and America's pastime -- baseball. "The only weapon we currently have against this disease is raising awareness and funds for res...

Boston Scientific Announces Company Schedule for Heart Rhythm Society Scientific Sessions

... they receive. The results will be presented during a poster session from 5:45 to 7:00 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Westin Waterfront Hotel, 425 summer St., Boston. Cardiac Rhythm Management Symposium. The Company will sponsor the 21st Annual Michel Mirowski Sudden Cardiac Arrest Symposiu...

MichBio Leader Cites New Senate Biosciences Task Force and House Subcommittee as Evidence of State's Growing Awareness of Industry's Economic Importance

...ille (R) and the Subcommittee will be chaired by Rep. Ed Clemente. Plans are for both bodies to hold a series of statewide hearings through the summer and early fall to gather testimony from the industry. Once collected and compiled, the information would be used to develop new policy and legislativ...

Neurocrine Biosciences Reports First Quarter 2009 Results

...schizophrenia. The pre-clinical IND enabling studies have been completed and the Company expects to move this compound into the clinic during the summer of 2009. Indiplon Update The Company continues to wait for the final FDA meeting minutes from the end-of-review meeting held in July 200...

InterMune Reports First Quarter 2009 Financial Results and Business Highlights

... preparing an NDA for submission to the FDA in the summer of 2009, to be followed by an MAA submission to th...191. The Phase 2b trial, expected to begin in the summer of 2009, will study both q12h regimens (600mg and ...nt to InterMune) summer 2009 -- Presentation of additional cohorts of ...

INFORM-1 Clinical Trial Amended to Further Explore Promising Direct Antiviral Regimen in HCV Patients

...520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche) expected to enter Phase 2b in the summer of 2009 and a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please ...

InterMune to Release First Quarter Financial Results on April 30

...520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche) expected to enter Phase 2b in the summer of 2009 and a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please ...

UH initiative will use 'Harry Potter' to conjure love for science in Houston-area schools

... series, and I am currently reading it so I can better connect with him." The graduate students will complete a four-week certification course this summer to plan the hands-on curriculum and become familiar with the state's science and math standards. Rifai said it's important to pair the graduate st...

InterMune and Pharmasset to Discuss INFORM-1 Results From EASL Conference, April 25

...520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche) expected to enter Phase 2b in the summer of 2009 and a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please ...

APS Healthcare and Thomson Reuters to Manage New York State's Medicaid Clinical Best Practices Review Program

...r services will benefit the state, its healthcare practitioners and ultimately, its Medicaid members." The project, scheduled to start by early summer 2009, will review the healthcare services delivered to three million New York fee-for-service Medicaid recipients. About APS Healthcare ...

Neptune Technologies to expect Record Revenues; Fiscal 2009 Third Quarter and Year-End Results

...o the nine-month period ended February 29, 2008. Neptune is currently expanding its in-house production capacity to be completed, as planned, before summer 2009 while the Company continues to expand its customer base worldwide. Neptune expects revenue growth will be driven by repeat demand from existing c...

Venter Institute Launches the J. Robert Beyster and Life Technologies 2009-2010 Research Voyage of the Sorcerer II Expedition

...From UK waters the research vessel will then sail to Stockholm, Sweden where she and the crew will sample extensively in the Baltic Sea throughout the summer of 2009. The Sorcerer II will then sample in the Mediterranean and Black Seas in 2010. "With the success of the initial Sorcerer II Expedition i...

InterMune to Present Abstracts on HCV Protease Inhibitor ITMN-191 and HCV Development Program at the EASL Meeting

...520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche) expected to enter Phase 2b in the summer of 2009, a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program, and a research program evaluating a new target in hepatology. For additional in...

INFORM-1 Interim Results Accepted for Late-Breaker Presentation at the 44th Annual Meeting of the European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL)

...520. The hepatology portfolio includes the HCV protease inhibitor compound ITMN-191 (referred to as R7227 at Roche) expected to enter Phase 2b in the summer of 2009 and a second-generation HCV protease inhibitor research program. For additional information about InterMune and its R&D pipeline, please ...

Gore PharmBIO Products Opens New Facility with State-of-the-Art-Cleanroom Facility Built to Support Demand for Growing STA-PURE(TM) Product Line

... is the GORE(TM) STA-PURE(TM) Gasket for Sanitary Fittings that seals critical bioprocesses and enables pure processing. Commercially available in the summer of 2009, this new product is constructed of a 100% patent pending ePTFE, can withstand up to 500 SIP cycles, and is designed to meet the new ASME BPE ...

TauTaTis Discovers Potent Inhibitor of Parkinson's Disease Gene Activity

...everal translational grant mechanisms for further development. If successful, funds of up to $2.5 million could become available from such sources by summer or fall of 2009," comments Dr. Hanno Roder, Founder, Chairman and CEO of TauTaTis, Inc. TauTaTis, Inc. ( http://www.tautatis.com ) is an early...

Ecologists propose first prevention for white-nose syndrome death in bats

...ssue," says Willis. Further, saving afflicted animals may not be sustainable in the long term, say the authors. If WNS is transmitted in spring and summer by surviving bats, saving its carriers will also save the disease, they write. At present, the search for a remedy for this mysterious fungus continue...
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